This month is National Arthritis Awareness Month, and as such we would like to provide this update and information service about a new over-the-counter topical pain relief patch and topical gel approved by the FDA and recommended by chief medical correspondent Dr. Bob Arnot.
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Do you feel that yoga is just too hippy-dippy for treating your lower back pain, and are considering taking physical therapy instead? Here's the latest on which is actually better for treating your lower back pain.
Nothing puts the brakes on your weight loss plans quicker than coming down with what is sometimes referred to as the “common cold of injuries”—back pain. Here is some key advice on beating back pain to keep you on your feet and burning those calories.
BetterBack, a lightweight posture strap that helps to ease back pain and even prevent it in the future, has been featured in Shark Tank, funded by Kickstarter and Indiegogo as well as been a number one best seller on Amazon.
One of the most common complaints of today’s office worker is neck pain and upper back pain due to long days in front of a computer. In addition to improve the ergonomic arrangements in your office space, you should also begin a regular exercise program.
The FDA has just approved a new surgical procedure where an artificial disc is used to replace a worn spinal disc. Here's some information.
Results of a new study show you might want to consider seeing a chiropractor first for back pain instead of turning to drugs that can have too many side effects and cause harm.
Back pain that can be isolated or include other symptoms such as mild to intense discomfort caused by inflammation in the sciatic nerve, known as sciatica, can be nerve wracking as anyone dealing with the condition already knows.
Now that it's the holidays and you're on vacation from school and work, you have a few weeks to relax and catch up on some gaming! But recent news warns you to pay attention to any back pain you experience when you're gaming. Here's why and what you can do about it.
Sciatica is a condition where you experience constant radiating leg pain that sometimes is accompanied with lower back pain. The good news is that it's very treatable. Here are some options you should consider.
That aching lower back is affecting your life more than you think. Think about how many times you've had to not go to work because of your back. There's good news – there are natural, holistically healthy remedies that help alleviate and prevent lower back pain.
Standing is an easy small change that you can make starting right now. Standing up when everyone else is sitting can be a mark of pride in your office. I know this because I did it. I build myself a standing desk for only about 30 dollars worth of Ikea parts. I had been sitting for over a year and it was not doing my body any good. I realized that standing would be healthier option than sitting myself to death.
There’s nothing like back pain: It takes forever to lessen or go away; it can be debilitating; and, often there is no almost no position that will make it better and still allow you to get a good night’s sleep. According to Dr. Oz, it doesn’t have to be that way with his 60 second back pain fixes.
The constant use of computers, televisions, and smart phones is having damaging effects on your posture and health.
If back pain is due to a lumbar disc herniation disability may be far more serious with more aggressive forms of treatment needed. Recent research shows that surgery is sometimes preferable to non-invasive treatment for better outcomes.
Back pain is one of the most common types of pain and also one of the most debilitating. It also can be a challenge to treat effectively, which is why some people are turning to marijuana for relief. But is that a good idea?
Do you ever have a nagging headache, backache or stomachache that you tend to ignore and just "tough it out" by waiting for it to go away without doing something about it? Well, according to a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show, ignoring pain that you may be feeling could be ignoring warning signs that your body is trying to tell you something about your health that needs to be taken care of immediately.